The Dangers of Very Low Body Fat Levels in Women

The Dangers of Very Low Body Fat Levels in Women

We live in a world where the weight management market was worth a staggering US$ 189.8 Billion in 2018. The pursuit of thinness is a global preoccupation. It certainly consumes the thoughts of many athletes.  In a recent New York Times video, pro runner Mary Cain...
What to Eat if You Get Constipated

What to Eat if You Get Constipated

You may have noticed that I like to talk about gut health and poop a lot. Like in this post, Is My Poop Normal? or How to Improve Gut Health or Athletes and Probiotics. But what happens if your poop isn’t normal? What are you supposed to do if you suffer from...
What Makes a Food Processed?

What Makes a Food Processed?

The world of food can be so confusing at times. There was a time when it was clear what food was – it came directly from nature – whether foraging, hunting, or farming. Now there are so many things we eat that don’t resemble a natural food. So,...
Omega-3s – The Fats We Love to Love

Omega-3s – The Fats We Love to Love

Omega-3s get a lot of notoriety – and for good reason! Not only is one of them essential for good health, but we don’t get enough of them in our diets. Omega-3s are a kind of fat. Fats are not just a storable source of 9 calories per gram. Different fats are...
Turmeric – Is it Really a Miracle Spice?

Turmeric – Is it Really a Miracle Spice?

Turmeric is a rhizome that grows under the ground like ginger. It has a rich, bright orange color and is used in many foods. Originally used in Southeast Asia, it’s a vital component for traditional curries. You can find dried powdered turmeric in the spice aisle of...

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